Estate Law

Estate law questions? Ask an estate lawyer.

Connect one-on-one with {0} who will answer your question

Related Estate Law Questions
A person in CA died and left a will. There is a some
a person in CA died and left a will. There is a some potential claim against this person estate. What is the mechanism to put a hold on the distribution of assets of this will to wait until the claim … read more
RayAnswers
RayAnswers
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
6,156 satisfied customers
I want to Find out how to put a Lien on on the family estate
I want to Find out how to put a Lien on on the family estate in MA … read more
Law Educator, Esq.
Law Educator, Esq.
128,665 satisfied customers
My dad died in Ma. His will is set up as a trust. My sister
My dad died in Ma. His will is set up as a trust. My sister is executor, and has not carried out all as designated, and has complete control over all finances, as well as, 9 bonds, which were to be di… read more
RayAnswers
RayAnswers
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
6,156 satisfied customers
My brother is the executor of my mother's will. I am now
My brother is the executor of my mother's will. I am now living in his house due to the fact that I am separated from my husband. On the will my mother gave me the estate and named my brother on the w… read more
RayAnswers
RayAnswers
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
6,156 satisfied customers
My brother wants me to sign a "petition to waive bond of
My brother wants me to sign a "petition to waive bond of personal representative". This is the first I have heard from him regarding my mother's estate. I have no doubt that he is her executor (person… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
Attorney
Juris Doctor
3,978 satisfied customers
I was wondering what is the quickest an estate can be closed
I was wondering what is the quickest an estate can be closed in an independent administration in texas..i am in the process of filing to be appointed independent administrator of my father's estate. w… read more
Dimitry K., Esq.
Dimitry K., Esq.
Attorney at Law
Doctoral Degree
38,452 satisfied customers
My mother in laws estate has not been settled and it will be
my mother in laws estate has not been settled and it will be 9 years the house is just sitting it is not being rented out it is not being sold and yet my brother-in-law is paying the mortgage and the … read more
RayAnswers
RayAnswers
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
6,156 satisfied customers
The executor of girlfriend's estate has died. Her trust
The executor of girlfriend's estate has died. Her trust states a successor can be selected by her beneficiaries but bond must be posted. The beneficiaries have chosen one of their wives and in the pet… read more
RayAnswers
RayAnswers
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
6,156 satisfied customers
I want Essex Cty , NJ Surrogate to waive probate bond. I'm
I want Essex Cty , NJ Surrogate to waive probate bond. I'm the Administrator if my deceased fathers estate. I am hus only heir. He did intestate. His wife who was my mother predeceased him. I have no … read more
RayAnswers
RayAnswers
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
6,156 satisfied customers
My mother died 8 months ago and the executor has neither communicated
My mother died 8 months ago and the executor has neither communicated nor moved on executing the will. How do I go about filing papers to remove her and move forward on the will.… read more
LegalGems
LegalGems
Attorney
Juris Doctorate
17,225 satisfied customers
Prince Georges County MD. Estate 92120 Alice Nowell My brother
Prince Georges County MD. Estate 92120 Alice Nowell My brother has refused to do anything unless the Court orders him to. Lived in the house before she died on 10-4-12 and has refused to sell. Think t… read more
DamienJD
DamienJD
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
7,363 satisfied customers
My question relates to an estate that is in Massachusetts.
My question relates to an estate that is in Massachusetts. Are you familiart with Mass Laws?… read more
RayAnswers
RayAnswers
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
6,156 satisfied customers
When a will is filed in probate in texas there is a notice
When a will is filed in probate in texas there is a notice posted for all interested parties creditors and beneficiaries. Are the creditors automatically notified. What is the process?… read more
lwpat
lwpat
Doctoral Degree
6,615 satisfied customers
If my brother-in-law (the executor of my mothers estate) did
If my brother-in-law (the executor of my mother's estate) did not actually sign a Promissory Note (we are not sure if he signed the note or just invested the money), and he decided to invest the money… read more
N Cal Atty
N Cal Atty
JD
7,106 satisfied customers
My father passed away with a will leaving everything to me
My father passed away with a will leaving everything to me and my sister. I was his power of attorney and am named in the will as his personal representative. He add my name and my sisters name added … read more
Dave Kennett
Dave Kennett
Doctoral Degree
25,741 satisfied customers
My aunt died testate on 2/26/2010 and will filed with Indiana
My aunt died testate on 2/26/2010 and will filed with Indiana court. Her daughter named administrator without bond and lives in Ohio, and was appointed 3/2/2010. I asked for copy of inventory, which w… read more
dkennedy
dkennedy
Attorney
Juris Doctorate
3,122 satisfied customers
This question is for lwpat. Fairbanks court posted my demand
This question is for lwpat. Fairbanks court posted my demand for notice re: estate on 8/31/09. Their rules state that they would forward my demand to the administrator / former attorney. What is a rea… read more
lwpat
lwpat
Doctoral Degree
6,615 satisfied customers
My wife, her sister, and her brother inherited their fathers
My wife, her sister, and her brother inherited their fathers Florida condominium. Their father opened an equity line of credit against the condo in 2006, he passed away in 2008 with a balance due. We … read more
lwpat
lwpat
Doctoral Degree
6,615 satisfied customers

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

My husband has been driving me insane with questions regarding estate issues since his mother died. I'm not a lawyer! Thanks to JustAnswer, I was able to calm his concerns.

Loretta TIllinois

Thanks Adam!! - A very direct and understandable response - you have been a great help!

Happy CustomerEllicott City, MD

Mr. Kaplun clearly had an exceptional understanding of the issue and was able to explain it concisely. I would recommend JustAnswer to anyone. Great service that lives up to its promises!

Gary B.Edmond, OK

My Expert was fast and seemed to have the answer to my taser question at the tips of her fingers. Communication was excellent. I left feeling confident in her answer.

EricRedwood City, CA

I am very pleased with JustAnswer as a place to go for divorce or criminal law knowledge and insight.

MichaelWichita, KS

PaulMJD helped me with questions I had regarding an urgent legal matter. His answers were excellent.

Three H.Houston, TX

Anne was extremely helpful. Her information put me in the right direction for action that kept me legal, possible saving me a ton of money in the future. Thank you again, Anne!!

ElaineAtlanta, GA

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Thomas McJD

Thomas McJD

Attorney

3,170 satisfied customers

Wills, Trusts, Probate & other Estate Matters

Barrister

Barrister

Attorney

6,301 satisfied customers

17 yrs estate law, real estate. Wills/Trusts/Probate

RayAnswers

RayAnswers

Attorney

6,156 satisfied customers

Texas lawyer for 30 years in Estate law

Ely

Ely

Counselor at Law

1,867 satisfied customers

Fully licensed attorney in Texas in private practice.

RobertJDFL

RobertJDFL

Attorney

1,562 satisfied customers

Experienced in multiple areas of the law.

P. Simmons

P. Simmons

Attorney

1,264 satisfied customers

12+ yrs. of experience including estate law.

ScottyMacEsq

ScottyMacEsq

Attorney

1,258 satisfied customers

Licensed Texas General Practice Attorney

< Previous | Next >

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x